Aims and scope

The Journal of Forestry Research (JFR), founded in 1990, is a peer-reviewed quarterly journal in English. JFR has rapidly emerged as an international journal published by Northeast Forestry University and Ecological Society of China in collaboration with Springer Verlag. The journal publishes scientific articles related to forestry for a broad range of international scientists, forest managers and practitioners.The scope of the journal covers the following five thematic categories and 20 subjects:

Basic Science of Forestry

Forest biometrics

Forest soils

Forest hydrology

Tree physiology

Forest biomass, carbon, and bioenergy

Forest biotechnology and molecular biology

Forest Ecology

Forest ecology

Forest ecological services

Restoration ecology

Forest adaptation to climate change

Wildlife ecology and management

Silviculture and Forest Management

Forest genetics and tree breeding


Forest RS, GIS, and modeling

Forest management

Forest Protection

Forest entomology and pathology

Forest fire

Forest resources conservation

Forest health monitoring and assessment

Wood Science and Technology

Wood Science and Technology

The journal welcomes review articles, original research papers, technical notes, and short communications of the highest quality. The journal seeks manuscripts reporting breakthroughs in knowledge, approaches or techniques, and understanding across a broad spectrum of forests and forestry. All papers are subject to peer review. Submissions are judged on their originality, the importance of their subject matter, and their clarity, accuracy, and quality of scientific writing.